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Reflections: We see Erna rollin', and she's not hatin'

Reflections: We see Erna rollin', and she's not hatin'

Columnist Erna de Burger-Fex loves her shiny new walker
Reflections: Water main break brings out the best in us

Reflections: Water main break brings out the best in us

Recently there was a water main break on our street. Doesn’t sound very exciting, does it? However, from the reactions of the residents of our building, it became a major happening.
Reflections: If you're taking this old woman camping, it had better come with room service

Reflections: If you're taking this old woman camping, it had better come with room service

Erna de Burger-Fex just can't fathom the romance associated with sleeping in the great outdoors
Reflections: Remembering the end of an era in Creighton Mine

Reflections: Remembering the end of an era in Creighton Mine

Creightonite Erna de Burger-Fex recalls the final days of St. Michael’s Catholic Church
Reflections: The circle is complete and I’m a great grandmother (finally!)

Reflections: The circle is complete and I’m a great grandmother (finally!)

Columnist Erna de Burger-Fex reflects on the importance of four generations in Dutch culture (especially to Dutch matriarchs)
De Burger-Fex: Where is cyberspace and why is it eating my documents?

De Burger-Fex: Where is cyberspace and why is it eating my documents?

Erna de Burger-Fex, our resident angry old woman columnist, lets off some frustration about a truly modern problem
Reflections: Everyday items that just frustrate this old lady

Reflections: Everyday items that just frustrate this old lady

Too much plastic, too much glue and too much packaging — I mean, come on!
Reflections: When you’re old like I am, everyday’s a snow day

Reflections: When you’re old like I am, everyday’s a snow day

Erna de Burger-Fex says winter might be beautiful, but it’s best observed through a window, as far as she’s concerned
<b>de Burger-Fex:</b> Celebrating the family and frenzy of this merry season

de Burger-Fex: Celebrating the family and frenzy of this merry season

Columnist Erna de Burger-Fex reflects (as she likes to do) on Christmas and the meaning of the season
There are many reasons to honour Remembrance Day

There are many reasons to honour Remembrance Day

We owe many of the freedoms we enjoy today to military personnel